Catering Sales Manager InterContinental San Antonio (Hotel Opening)
Catering Sales Manager InterContinental San Antonio (Hotel Opening)

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Catering Sales Manager InterContinental San Antonio (Hotel Opening)

About the job



Hotel Brand: InterContinental
Location: United States, Texas, San Antonio

Hotel: San Antonio Riverwalk (SATPN), 111 E. Pecan Street, 78205

Job number: 124330



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish client base of individuals, organizations, associations, social, and/or corporate businesses through direct outside and inside sales efforts to secure business for the hotel to ensure that catering revenue goals are met or exceeded.  Actively prospect and qualify new business.
  • Negotiate guest room rates, meeting room rates, meeting room rental, function space, and/or hotel services within approved booking guidelines.  Accurately produce and /or review all sales contracts rate agreements, and/or banquet/catering event orders.


PEOPLE

  • Work closely with other hotel departments to facilitate services agreed upon by the Sales office and prospective clients.  Disseminate sales-related information to other departments as appropriate.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily, communication and coordination with other departments.  Key departmental contacts include all hotel departments.
  • Interact with outside contacts:
    • Guests - to ensure their total satisfaction.
    • Airlines, wholesales, corporate accounts, travel agencies, ad agencies, etc. - to ensure repeat business, follow u on events, and generate new business.
    • Other contacts as needed (Professional organizations, community groups)


GUEST EXPERIENCE

  • Check function room set ups prior to guest arrival, ensuring all details are in agreement with client's requirements and hotel standards.  Ensure deficiencies ar corrected by appropriate personnel.
  • Welcome group contact upon arrival at function and ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Monitor and handle inquiry calls and provide client proposals in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Follow up with guests regularly during and after departure to ensure satisfaction and secure future bookings.


RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS

  • Monitor and ensure all functions are set up, refreshed, and broken down in compliance with scheduled times and departmental procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Attend and represent hotel at trade shows and conventions and/or participate in sales trips to key feeder markets.
  • Arrange and conduct special events, site inspections, and off-site presentations for potential clients.  Entertain clients in accordance with established company and hotel policies and guidelines.
  • Maintain client files and update information daily in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures.  Produce monthly sales-related reports and sales forecasts for assigned area of responsibility.
  • May assist in developing and implement sales actions plans as assigned.  May also participate in the annual budgeting and planning process.
  • May assist client in menu planning.  May coordinate food, beverage, table arrangements and decorations with Banquet Department.


ACCOUNTABILITY

This job is a catering sales professional for a full service, luxury, or resort hotel with catering and/or convention facilities.  This job is reporting to the Director of Catering.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Some College plus 1-2 years sales or marketing related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of hotel food & beverage operations if preferred.  Must speak fluent English.

This job requires ability to perform the following:

  • Frequently standing up or moving within and outside of the facility
  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Handling objects
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling


Other:

  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with others; demonstrated ability to interact with guests, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and the Company.
  • Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when completing paperwork and management reports, interpreting results, and giving and receiving instructions.
  • Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances are utilized frequently.
  • Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities are used often. 
  • Ability to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows, conventions, etc.
  • May require a valid Driver’s License.
  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.


The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

As the world’s first and most global luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has pioneered international travel since the 1940s, we are passionate about sharing our renowned international know-how and cultural wisdom in truly impressive surroundings. We all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental®️ brand and to be part of the brand you will have a thirst for travel, passion for culture and appreciation for diversity. We create inspiring experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. If you’d like to embrace a world of opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.

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Catering Sales Manager InterContinental San Antonio (Hotel Opening)

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